Gotham Knights is an open-world action RPG in development by Warner Bros. Games Montreal. This highly anticipated game features the Batman Family as you step into the roles of Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood and Robin. You must save Gotham from a descent into chaos. And, reinvent yourself into your own version of the Dark Knight.
Gotham Knights Details
Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5 and PC
Release Date: October 21, 2022
Developer: Warner Bros. Games Montreal
Publisher: Warner Bros. Games
Genre: Third-person, Action RPG
Modes: 1-2 player, Online co-op
ESRB Rating: RP (Rating Pending)
Original story set in DC’s Batman Universe
Gotham Knights is a brand-new open world, third-person action RPG where a new set of heroes must rise up as the protectors of Gotham City in the wake of Batman’s death. An expansive, criminal underworld has swept through the streets of Gotham. Consequently, it is now up to a new group of DC Super Heroes to protect it.
With the Belfry as their home base of operations, this new group of DC Super Heroes will solve Gotham City’s mysteries and encounter Super-Villains, such as Mr. Freeze, who is set on engulfing Gotham City in ice.
Explore and fight crime in an open-world Gotham City
As one of the four DC Super Heroes, you’ll patrol the dark streets of Gotham City through five distinct boroughs using a variety of abilities and heroic combat moves, as well as riding the iconic Batcycle.
Each hero has their own unique abilities, gear, weapons and a customizable suit to combat evil. Playable characters in Gotham Knights include:
- Batgirl: is a determined fighter and a skilled hacker. She has helped Batman as Oracle in the past and is ready to step into her new role, wielding her melee tonfa, and harnessing her training in kickboxing, capoeira and jiu-jitsu.
- Nightwing: was Batman’s protégé before becoming a hero in his own right. His mastery in acrobatics is complemented by his expertise use of his signature dual Escrima Sticks, making him proficient at taking out enemies.
- Red Hood: is an intense and volatile anti-hero. It all stems from his death and forced resurrection by one of Batman’s most dangerous foes. As a result, he has trouble keeping his temper in check. However, Red Hood will not hesitate to help when a friend is threatened. His training has given him peak human strength and proficiency in multiple combat techniques with all manner of weapons.
- Robin: is a young prodigy and genius of the team. He is motivated by protecting Gotham City and hopes to be the type of hero Batman was. Robin is an expert fighter armed with his collapsible quarterstaff and skilled in a variety of stealth techniques.
Gotham Knights launches October 21, 2022
Without a doubt, Gotham Knights is going to be one of the hottest video games this fall. Only at Best Buy, if you pre-order Gotham Knights Standard or Deluxe Editions of the game you’ll get an exclusive Steelbook case! Quantities are limited and will only be available while supplies last.
I’m super excited to get my hands on the game and I think it is great to see a game with a story set in DC’s Batman Universe that features other DC Super Heroes who are brought to the forefront.
I really like that Warner Bros Games Montreal has designed gameplay so that Gotham Knights can be played solo or by teaming up with a friend for two-player co-op action. As always you can expect a full review of the game right here on the Best Buy Blog.
Let me know in the comments section below what you think of Gotham Knights. Also, let me know who your favourite DC Super Hero is in the game.